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Untwist definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

UNTWIST', v.t.
1. To separate and open, as threads twisted; or to turn back that which is twisted.
2. To open; to disentangle; as intricacy.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: cause to become untwisted [ant: distort, twine, twist]

Merriam Webster's

Date: 1538 transitive verb to separate the twisted parts of ; untwine intransitive verb to become untwined

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. & intr. open from a twisted or spiralled state.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Untwist Un*twist", v. t. [1st pref. un- + twist.] 1. To separate and open, as twisted threads; to turn back, as that which is twisted; to untwine. If one of the twines of the twist do untwist, The twine that untwisteth, untwisteth the twist. --Wallis. 2. To untie; to open; to disentangle. --Milton.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Disentangle, ravel, unravel.

Moby Thesaurus

answer, bottom, clarify, clear up, crack, debug, decipher, decode, disembroil, disentangle, disintricate, disinvolve, divine, do, dope, dope out, explain, fathom, figure out, find out, find the answer, find the solution, get, get right, guess, guess right, have it, hit it, interpret, make out, open the lock, plumb, psych, psych out, puzzle out, ravel, ravel out, resolve, riddle, solve, sort out, unbraid, unclutter, uncoil, undo, unknot, unlock, unmix, unravel, unriddle, unscramble, unsnarl, untangle, unthread, untwine, unweave, unwind, work, work out



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